PRESS ROMEO and JULIET, English National Ballet_ Bristol Hippodrome;Juliet; Alina Cojocaru,Romeo; Isaac Hernández,Mercutio; Cesar Corrales,Benvolio; James Forbat,Tybalt; James Streeter,Rosaline; Alison McWhinney,Paris; Max Westwell,
Production Insights

From Page to Stage

28 Jun 2017
Archive Consultant Jane Pritchard
10 min read

To mark the 40th anniversary of its creation, we’re presenting Rudolf Nureyev’s Romeo & Juliet on 1 – 5 August at Southbank Centre. Created especially for English National Ballet in 1977, this blazing ballet retells Shakespeare’s heartbreaking tale of two star-crossed lovers with Nureyev’s inventive and passionate choreography. Find out more behind the story’s history and this “deeply romantic” (The Daily Express) version: Read more

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